6 pets rescued from fire in Hamilton County

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) – Dallas Bay Volunteer firefighters rescued 6 pets from a burning house.

The fire broke out in the ceiling around 12:15 this afternoon at a home on Dallas Lake Road.

When crews arrived, the homeowner told them her 5 dogs and 1 cat were still in the home.

Firefighters were able to save the animals.

But 2 firefighters were bitten on the hands by 2 of the dogs during the rescue operation.

Hamilton County EMS treated them on the scene.

The 2 dogs will be quarantined for a few days, which is standard procedure.

The homeowner is staying with family.

The house has smoke and fire damage totalling 20-thousand dollars.

There’s no official word yet on the cause.

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